HAGERSVILLE, ON. CA. (THECOUNT) — A devastating head-on crash in Hagersville has killed Caledonia sports commentator Don Edwards. The crash, which reportedly occurred during a torrential rain storm, also took the life of Edwards’ 18-year-old son, Spencer.

Friends on social media identified Don, 59, and Spencer Edwards, of Caledonia, as the victims in the violent double-fatal crash in Hagersville Wednesday.


Cable 14 issued a statement expressing condolences to the Edwards family:

“Don was extraordinarily knowledgeable, witty and possessed a wonderful sense of humour. The Cable 14 family is hurting along with them today.”

Don Edwards was pronounced dead at the scene. Spencer was transported to an area hospital where he later passed away.

Now police are looking into the cause of the crash.

59 year-old Don Edwards was a local sports fixture in the community. He was an active volunteer on Cable 14 for the past 12 years, a colour commentator for AHL and OHL hockey, a football analyst, and he did play-by-play on OUA and high school football games. source

Anyone with possible information on the crash should contact police.

Hagersville is a community in Haldimand County, Ontario which gained international notoriety in 1990 for a gigantic uncontrolled tire fire which spewed toxic smoke for seventeen days, according to Wikipedia.